Dutch hoe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dutch hoe a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dutch hoe one having the blade set for use in the manner of a spade.
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Usage

In literature:

The tool generally used is similar to the Dutch hoe.
"In the Heart of Africa" by Samuel White Baker
Most people abhor =weeding=, yet if done with a Dutch hoe it is rather =pleasant work=, as no stooping is required.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
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